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Why are some toys so noisy that they can damage your kid's hearing? That's a question I wish I didn't have to pose as we have just entered the year 2014. And this is in the US - a market...
Excessive noise coming from a dishwasher can be a real nuisance. In small- to midsized kitchens, the noise level can be so overbearing that it's uncomfortable to be in the kitchen when the dishwasher is on. And in many...
We are launching a new, regular feature on Elevating Sound called the Tinnitus Dialogue. Tinnitus Dialogue will be a peer-to-peer advisory series on issues related to living with tinnitus and hyperacusis. The aim is to offer a supportive voice to...
Elevating Sound has now branched out from the Web at elevatingsound.com and Twitter at @elevating_sound to also include Facebook. If you would like to show your support for Elevating Sound, please visit and "Like" our Facebook page. We hope to...
Are you dissatisfied with your current car in terms of its excessive interior noise level; be it road noise, wind noise, engine noise and/or miscellaneous rattles and squeaks? And do you feel a bit confused as to how to...
When reading about quiet and noisy cars, there are often misunderstandings when it comes to the different types of noise that come into play. I would therefore like to briefly explain the two main dimensions to consider. External Noise The external...
Guest Post by Canadian Audiologist Jan L Mayes There is no cure for tinnitus. Nothing that helps 100% of people who try it. Despite cure $ale$ marketing. If there was a cure, then wealthy celebrities with tinnitus would fly anywhere...
The Stockholm-based Hi-Fi store Pause Ljud & Bild has taken the concept of portable speakers to a whole new level. They deliver a portable mini-speaker that comes as part of a business card, which can be used when playing music...
For those of us who prioritize comfort and refinement in terms of the interior noise level in a car, it is great that there are various tests published. There are way too few of them, but at least there are...
I would like to leverage Elevating Sound as a platform to really explore the issue of cars being too noisy, in particular the burdensome road noise when driving on rough/coarse asphalt/surface. My rather grand objective is for the automotive industry to...